from most of our political strategists is that, you know, he can cut the number of losses potentially, help cut the number of losses. it doesn't mean that the democrats are going to hold on to the house. what you're hearing from him over the last several days, over the last week, the style, the substance, is that what's going to -- to move some voters? maybe potentially obviously in the case of him going to places like the university of wisconsin last night, some young voters who might not otherwise have gone out in the midterms? >> well, chris, what president obama and his strategists know very well is that democrats' chances for holding the house are much better if younger voters go to the polls. much of what polls have been measuring since last summer was an enthusiasm gap. showed huge enthusiasm among republican voters. they were absolutely going to the polls. democratic voters turned off, frustrated, depressed, not interested, apathetic, whatever.